Portland based producer aspect. (aka Sage Taylor) also known for his releases at Textural Being supplies basic_sounds netlabel with another exceptional deep immersive release. aspect. combines warm and luxurious melodies throughout his arrangements, encapsulating the spirit of the Pacific Northwest.
examples. opens with “proof.,” a subtle dense dub techno journey combining layers of ambient textures and distant reverberations. The self-titled release is a slowed-down gurgling dub release whose momentum gathers into a swinging techno stomper. With “rele. [ laughing. ],” Sage delivers lush melodic arrangements and blissful dub ambience, with delicately driven shuffles comparable to the likes of Thomas Fehlman for his flawless craftsmanship of merging together rich dub techno, ambient and melodious house. “sequence. [ version. ],” closes this phenomenal release with an uplifting dub-infused groove guided by finely honed studio instincts. Amazing.